How To

Master French-Girl Beauty

Master French-Girl Beauty Master French-Girl Beauty

What is it about French girls and their nonchalant take on beauty?  They have a knack for pulling off a polished but seemingly effortless look. We asked MECCA Makeup Artist Sally Axford to walk us through a classic French look step-by-step; the smudged smokey eye, the matte red lip, the glowing, fresh skin with just a hint of colour. And for extra Frenchness? We slipped her a few products from the new NARS Charlotte Gainsbourg Collection to include in the look. The verdict? Magnifique!

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Dab a small amount of Rodin Lip Balm onto the centre of the eyelids as well as the cheekbones, cupid’s bow and browbones for a subtle glossy highlight.

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Photography by Nick Dale
Makeup by Sally Axford for MECCA
Hair by Natalie Virgona
Shot on location at Mecca Cosmetica Toorak Road

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